ERIC Number: EJ353812
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Thread of Humanism in the History of American Education.
Koopman, G. Robert
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v2 n3 p233-47 Spr 1987
Defines humanism as a philosophy based on the worth of human beings. Traces the history of humanistic education from its Renaissance roots in Europe through the rise of progressive education, teacher education, elementary education, vocational education, and curriculum development in the United States. Sees humanism as inextricably related to democratic principles. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published posthumously, with a Foreword by Alice Miel; paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (Miami Beach, FL, 1976).